A clasp, especially a metal strap permanently fast at one end to a staple or pin, while the other passes over a staple, and is fastened by a padlock or a pin; also, a metallic hook for fastening a door.
Houston Automatic Spooling Program. Batch-oriented IBM software that provides supplementary job management, such as job spooling, and controls communications between local and remote processors and Remote Job Entry (RJE) stations.
Hardware Against Software Piracy (HASP) is a hardware-based licensing and protection system that is easy to use and highly reliable. Based on flash technology, modern HASP systems connect to a USB port, while older ones used the parallel port or the serial port of a computer.